Volunteer & Intern | Montclair Art Museum
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MAM thanks all of its wonderful volunteers!


The dedication of volunteers has been central to the growth and vitality of the Montclair Art Museum. By helping to create a diverse community of MAM members who reach out and serve the public, our volunteers further the mission of the Museum. It is only with your help that we are able to serve so many in our community. Won't you get involved today?


Volunteer Opportunities

The Montclair Art Museum Volunteer Program is open to anyone 13 years of age and older who is passionate about serving our community! For an overview of the activities volunteers typically participate in, please click here. Please note, the Montclair Art Museum does not accept volunteers for court-ordered community service or any other community service requirement that is a result of a disciplinary infraction.


Applications for Volunteer Positions:




Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities



AAMD Internship in Marketing and Communications

This intern will assist with projects such as social media strategy, content marketing for print and digital, and data analysis, which will result in having marketing samples for their portfolio. This internship is available to undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in their rising sophomore, junior, or senior years, who either permanently reside or attend college in Essex, Passaic, Bergen, or Hudson County, New Jersey. Interns must commit to 35 hours per week for a consecutive 12 week period starting in June and ending in August 2019.  A stipend of $6,300 will be provided. Please see the internship application for full information about eligibility.


This application is due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019. Applications are preferred by mail, but are accepted by email or fax as well. All applicants will be notified via email when their complete application is received; selected applicants will be contacted for interviews during the month of March. A final decision will be made by Monday, April 15, 2019.


Download AAMD Internship Application



General Internship

The Montclair Art Museum internship intends to provide supervised practical training and professional development to students interested in a career in the arts and fields related to MAM’s many departments. This unpaid internship is open to students currently enrolled in high school or college (undergraduate or graduate program) who are at least 16 years old and for whom the internship will translate to course credit, school-to-work program, or another academic requirement approved by MAM and the student’s school. Students who cannot receive academic credit for the internship are not eligible to apply.



We are now accepting applications for Summer 2019. The deadline is April 2, 2019.

Download General Internship Application


Internships in the following departments are available for Summer 2019:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Fundraising & Membership
  • Vance Wall Art Education Center


For more information, please contact:
Sophiana Leto, Development Associate, Volunteers & Major Gifts, 973-259-5124, sleto@montclairartmuseum.org